Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5564 Session Year 2014
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF SAFE SCHOOL CLIMATE PLANS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND A STUDENT SAFETY HOTLINE FEASIBILITY STUDY.
To establish a safe travel to school grant program, to include a student safety hotline as part of the 2-1-1 Infoline program to include nonpublic schools as eligible recipients for a school security infrastructure grant, to establish an approval process for safe school climate plans submitted by local and regional boards of education to the Department of Education, to require school climate assessment surveys to include students' perspectives and opinions, and to require the Department of Education to analyze student perspectives and opinions about school climate in its annual report on school climate.